2nd Section Tests

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by matti_raz, Sep 2, 2005.

  1. matti_raz

    matti_raz Member

    Can anybody suggest a second section possibly edging on first section test piece with a nice big majestic ending? I can think of loads higher up and lower down the scale but not many second section:rolleyes: !!!
    Thanks in advance,
    Matt
     
  2. Just Crazy

    Just Crazy Member

    But with NO major horn bit in!;)

    You forgot that bit matt!
     
  3. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Firestorm (Bulla???)... cracking piece, or a tough test might be Land of the Long White Cloud (Sparke). You could even try Symphony of Marches (Vinter). Another that I feel is easy but once played in a 1st section contest is Tournament for Brass (Ball).

    Another one that is quite hard for 2nd section but is a superb piece nonetheless is Fantasy for Band (Arnold).

    There ya go... a few for starters! good luck.
     
  4. matti_raz

    matti_raz Member

    Thanks John!!!!
    I wasn't necessarily talking about Hoover playing them Jenny!!!!! lol
     
  5. ian perks

    ian perks Active Member

    A Vinter Classic for you: John O Gaunt

    or A Moorside Suite
     
  6. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    ... John 'O Gaunt... 2nd section...??????? naaaaahhh Ian.
     
  7. Just Crazy

    Just Crazy Member

    just incase!;)
     
  8. matti_raz

    matti_raz Member

    and you could do them anyways!!!!!!
     
  9. euphiwoo

    euphiwoo Member

    how about rhapsody in brass or purcell variations??!!
     
  10. Just Crazy

    Just Crazy Member

    Now i will play that piece. Love it!
     
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  12. matti_raz

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    u never know for wilkies lol
     
  13. Just Crazy

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    Bit too close to pontins to get a new piece under isnt it? but it is easier than what we are playing at the mo! bring on Wilks!!!
     
  14. matti_raz

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    Hoover is always close to the wire!!!! lol
     
  15. Sharpy

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    Hows about Triumphant Rhapsody by Vinter. Cracking peice!! Or Resurgam? Or Sparkes A London Overture?
     
  16. Moy

    Moy Active Member

    OOOoooooo like all of those - tell me when you're playing them. ;)
     
  17. Craigsav83

    Craigsav83 Active Member

    Tam O' Shanter?? :rolleyes:
     
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  19. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    I Like tournament for brass and what about prisms?
     
  20. GJG

    GJG Well-Known Member

    Wasn't the original brief "... with a nice big majestic ending?" ??
     
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    TIMBONE Active Member

    PURCEL VARIATIONS - KENNETH DOWNIE
     
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